Jeffrey A. Miron is Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Economics Department at Harvard University. He received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Swarthmore College and Ph.D. in economics from M.I.T. He has been a Research Fellow for the National Bureau of Economic Research; Associate Professor of Economics, University of Michigan; Associate Editor, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; President, Bastiat Institute; Visiting Scholar, Institut dEconomie Industrielle, Université des Sciences Sociales; Professor of Economics, Boston University; and Visiting Professor of Economics, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1992-1998, he was chairman of the Department of Economics at Boston University.
A contributor to many scholarly volumes, Professor Miron is author of the books, Drug War Crimes: The Consequences of Prohibition, The Economics of Seasonal Cycles and Casebook for Macroeconomics. He has published more than 25 scholarly articles in refereed journals and his many popular articles have appeared in such publications as the Boston Business Journal, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Columbia Daily Tribune, Economic Times, London Observer, Massachusetts News, Orange County Register, and San Diego Union-Tribune.